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Birth of the Present: The world since 1750 - HSTY1003

Year - 2020

Enlightenment and oppression, colonisation and decolonisation, the making and unmaking of nation states and the forging and unravelling of global relationships: the history of the modern world is a history of contradiction, crisis, despair and optimism. Linking social, cultural, political, environmental and economic histories in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Australia, this unit poses the question: what, in these different places, did it mean to be modern?

2x1hr lecture/week 1x1hr tutorial/week

6x 500 wds (3000wds total) Short paper (50%), 1x 1500 wds Exam (40%), x Tutorial participation (10%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: History
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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